INTERNSHIP WITH UNDP (for graduate students only, Seoul)
The UNDP Seoul Policy Centre (USPC) began its work in July 2011. It represents UNDP in Korea, works with Korea on international issues, and shares Korea’s development experiences with other countries.
USPC seeks one additional intern for a period of six months maximum, preferably for more than 20 hours per week, starting in September 2015.
Under the guidance of professional staff, interns will support the Policy Centre's work on in its main areas of work:
· Partnering with the Korean institutions to highlight the country’s journey from low development in the 1950s to joining other donors in the OECD DAC in 2010;
· Working with Korea on the global development agenda including the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation and the Post-2015 agenda; and,
· Fostering development solutions partnerships, which is USPC’s approach to acting as a knowledge broker and facilitator to connect Korea with the wider UNDP network and enhance the Korea-UNDP partnership on strategic development issues such as access to green energy and anti-corruption
· Supporting professional staff in conducting policy research and analysis
· Supporting organization of prominent events such as a Symposium on the UNDP Human Development Report, and the 2016 Seoul Debates
For more information on USPC’s work, please visit our website (available both in English and Korean):
Interns will have invaluable opportunities to learn what it is like to work in an international organization, UNDP in particular, and will acquire technical skills and substantive knowledge in development policy work.
The following minimum qualifications are required:
· Enrollment in a graduate-level degree programme in a recognized university or research centre.
· Demonstrated interest in the field of development and relevant research experience and publications record.
· Language skills: Fluency in written and spoken English is required.
· Cover letter including your available start date
· CV / resume